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Eligibility Requirements

 

Admission into the COMHE major is competitive. All applicants, inluding Hunter College students, must apply for admission to the program, for either fall or spring semester. Students may apply during the semester in which they are completing COMHE prerequisites. Eligibility requirements for admission to the COMHE major are:

  1. Completion of 60 credits at time of admission to the program (courses may still be in progress after applying to COMHE major and before entering the program in spring or fall)
  2. A combined GPA of 3.0 from all colleges attented
  3. Completion of the following Prerequisite Courses with a grade of "C" or better:
  • English Composition (ENG 12000 or equivalent) - 3 cr
  • Intro to Sociology (SOC 10100 or equivalent) - 3 cr
  • Introductory level Psychology OR Anthropology (PSYCH 10000, PSYCH 15000, ANTHC 10100, or equivalent) - 3 cr
  • Introductory level Statistics (STAT 11300 or STAT 21300 [STEM] PSYCH 24800, SOC 24100, ECON 22100, or equivalent) - 3 credits
  • Any upper level course (at least 200 level) in the Social Sciences (e.g., Anthropology [ANTHC], Community Health, Psychology, Sociology or Urban Studies, Women and Gender Studies, or Human Rights) - 3 cr.
    *Note: The Statistics prerequisite or SOC 30100 - Medical Sociology - cannot meet this requirement.
  • Any lab science in the Natural Sciences – 4 to 4.5 cr

Also see Hunter's undergraduate admissions page and requirements

 

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE

The deadline for application to the spring 2019 semester has passed. The application period for the fall 2019 semester will begin January 15, 2019.

Students interested in becoming a COMHE major must complete either one or two applications:

Current Hunter matriculants must submit only our UPH/COMHE major application form, which will become available on January 15, 2019.

*WHEN APPLYING, USE ONLY EXPLORER, FIREFOX OR SAFARI BROWSER WHEN APPLYING, and UPDATE FLASH. DO NOT USE CHROME, WHICH DOES NOT WORK WITH THE APPLICATION.
*Hunter's Registrar major/minor selection form is not accepted by UPH.

Non-Hunter (transfer) students must submit BOTH CUNY's online Undergraduate Transfer Application and our UPH/COMHE major application, which will become available on January 15, 2019.

Transfer Application tracking:
See CUNY UAPC online instructions, or contact Hunter Undergraduate Admissions.

The UPH application can be completed in one or more sittings by saving the link and returning to the application. DO NOT, however, 'submit' until the application is complete, including unofficial transcript uploads.
When completing the application, have available unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended with courses/grades and cumulative GPA. Be prepared to upload these transcripts, which are required.

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